Application for winter semester 2024/2025 for Bachelor and Master programmes

starts on 1st MAY

  • Application online portal is open from 1st May until 15th July  for all applications
  • Link to the application portal:

Detailed information about the application procedure you can find here:

Please read careful the instructions. Only complete applications will be considered.


  • Master programme Architectural Lighting Design – it’s open from 1st March until 30th April

(only once a year an intake)

  • Master programme International Management - Nationals from Non-EU countries have to apply via uni-assist from 1st May until 15th July

Non-EU prospective students without any German university entrance certificate or who haven't graduated from a German institution of higher education yet have to apply for the Master in International Management via the University Application Service for International Students (UNI-ASSIST) only.

The date of receipt of all documents as well as the processing fee for uni assist are of essential importance. The  Processing fee of uni assist accounts € 75 (or € 30 for every other university). Here, you find information on the payment methods.

To guarantee a rapid processing, the chance to answer open questions, request missing documents at due date, we suggest to apply as soon as possible. Please keep in mind that an incomplete application can not be processed by uni assist!

The processing through uni assist can take several weeks. In the meantime, please do not inquire about your application status. You will be informed as soon as a decision has been made.

Applications via UNI-ASSIST will be made online. Please follow the application sequence under the link:

Application for a German taught study programme

  • Proof of German language knowledge at level DSH2 or TestDaF with 4 or telc C1

Application for an English taught study programme

  • Proof of English language knowledge: We accept  TOEFL IBT with 80 scores, IELTS with 6.0, Duolingo with 105

Application for a Bachelor in Design or Interior Design offered only in German

Information about all study programmes you can find here:

Information about English taught study programmes you can find here:


  • Winter semester: 15th July of each year
  • Summer semester: 15th January of each year
  • For the degree course MA Architectural Lighting Design: 1st May of each year
  • for the degree course MA Operation and Management of Maritime Systems: only for winter semester


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